Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Cathy Wilson
Cathy Wilson Class of 1976
Coast Guard, 6 Years
Joined in August, 1979, went to boot camp in Cape May, New Jersey - from there to Washington, D.C. Headquarters, worked in the Legal Dept. 3 1/2 years - transferred to Mayport, Florida, November, 1982, for 3 1/2 years and got out in August, 1985 as a YN2/E-5. Loved it!
Dave Van roekel
Dave Van roekel Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Stationed in Germany for 7 years. Deployed to Iraq 3 times, Macedonia for 6 months and to Hungary and Croatia for 8 months. Retired in March of 2008
Dave W. VanRoekel
Dave W. VanRoekel Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years
Commisaryman 2nd Class (E-5)
Dave W. VanRoekel
Dave W. VanRoekel Class of 1982
Navy, 5 Years
Spent 1 year in Bremerton, Washington and got transfered to Naval station in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii were I served the remainder of my enlistment. I had three differant duty station while in Hawaii. Somebody had to do it.
Donald Leget
Donald Leget Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
I spent 11 years active duty Air Force. I have been in the Iowa Air National Guard in Sioux City for16 years ( 3 as a Traditional Guardsman and13 as a fulltime technician), 10 years to go until retirement!!
Mike Wilson
Mike Wilson Class of 1981
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Bootcamp Cape May, NJ 83 Station Oregon Inlet, NC 83/84 Group Cape Hatteras, NC 84-87 Support Center Kodiak Alaska 87-90 MSO Morgan City Louisiana 90-93 Coast Guard Cutter Chase San Pedro (L.A.) California 93-96 CG Air Station Clearwater, FL 96-98 ISC Ketchikan Alaska 98-2001 Aviation Training Center Mobile Alabama 2001 - 2005 Retired 1/1/06 as SKCS/E8 Member of U.S.C.G. Chief Petty Officer's Association Great career - if your kids are thinking of entering the service check out the Coast Guard - The Life Savers!
Robbie Robinson
Robbie Robinson Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years
Joined the Navy in 1960. After Boot Camp I was stattioned at Naval Station Adak Alaska, USS Hector AR-7, Cargo Handling Battalion Two, USS Vega AF-59, USS General J.C. Breckenridge TAP-176, Naval Support Facility, Vietnam, Naval Supply Dept Yokosuka, Japan, USS Biddle CG-34, USS Albany CG-10, Atlantic Fleet Supply Overhaual Facility Norfolk, VA, Naval Facility Antigua, BWI Retired with the rank of SKCS E-8, Had some great experiences and would recommend the Navy to anyone looking for a great adventure while doing a critical task for thier country.
Scott L. Petrich
Scott L. Petrich Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Served aboard the USS Merrick (AKA-97) attack cargo ship, deployed to Viet Nam 1965; first Naval operation on Vung Tah river. Trained with Inshore Undersea Warfare Group, survival training with Marines in Camp Pendelton. Transferred to USS Pledge (MSO-492) wooden hulled minesweep with variable depth sonar, sent to Viet Nam patrolled coast in Operation Market Time intercepting junks off coast.
Wendy Woock Hamilton
Wendy Woock Hamilton Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years
Boot Camp in Texas, Tech school in Colorado & 4 years @ Offutt Air Force Base in Bellvue, Neb.~~~ Mark was also stationed @ Offutt AFB, & they were married in Omaha, Mark's home town.

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Scott Petrich
Class of '64

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